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sprout

(sprowt),
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.

sprout

[ME. spruten]
The new, germinated growth from a root, seed, or tuber.

alfalfa sprout

The initial growth from the germinated seeds of the legume alfalfa, eaten as a source of vegetable protein.

sprout

(sprowt)
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.
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Through sprouting, however, it can develop unique sensory attributes that improve the functional characteristics of a resultant products.
Sprouting experiments were conducted during a storage period of six weeks using three different treatments (concentrations of emulsions).
In my sprouting efforts, I tried barley (both hulled and unhulled), white wheat, red wheat, rye, spelt, and a few other grains.
Among processing technologies sprouting is a procedure that has been developed to significantly increase the bioavailability of nutrients to ensure the nutritional security of population for developing countries.
As discussed in introduction, trees sprouting are related to several factors but in present study we focus only on role of physiographic factors.
(2008) conducted a series of experiments at five field sites throughout the state to examine the relationship between blue oak sprouting and season of harvest, the height of cut stumps and protection from browsing.
The good news is that sprouting seeds are packed with much higher levels of vitamins, protein and minerals than if they were allowed to mature.
The risk for disease from sprouts is connected to seed production and distribution factors and the sprouting process itself.
Sprouting took off as a health-food fad in the 1970s.
Sprouting in trees, which results in the production of secondary trunks, is an induced response to injury or to a dramatic change in surrounding environmental conditions.
Seeds for sprouting must be labeled to inform the sprout producer that the seeds have been irradiated and must not be re-irradiated.
Be sure to get broccoli sprouting seeds, not the seeds sold for garden use, which may be contaminated with pesticides.